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Summer Stars At Nenagh Library 2019

Summer Stars at Nenagh Library 2019 Make a Splash – Dive into books this Summer... Collect your pack at Nenagh library and become a Summer Star...catch up with your reading and be invited to our ‘Luau in the Library’ in…

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Thurles: Review Of The Art Of Not Breathing By Sarah Alexander

This is a very good Young Adult read which could easily crossover into Adult fiction.  The content is geared towards 16+.  Eddie and Elsie are twins and one day on their 11th birthday, Eddie drowned in the sea.  His body…

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Mindfulness Workshop Tomorrow In Thurles Library!

Have you booked your child's place in the Mindfulness workshop in Thurles Library? Máire Shanahan of Tipperary Mindfulness will host 2 workshops tomorrow in Thurles library for children and teens. Mindfulness is a great way to help your child to relax,…

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Killenaule One Book One Community Welcomes Author Brian Gallagher

Pupils from St. Mary's Central NS, Killenaule and Scoil Ruain were delighted to welcome author Brian Gallagher to their school on Tuesday 1st May as part of their One Book One Community initiative. In conjunction with Killenaule Library the pupils…

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Killenaule: One Book, One Community Project

It was a busy morning in Killenaule with the launch of our One Book, One Community Project. Friend or Foe by Brian Gallagher was chosen as this year's book, with students from St Mary's NS and Scoil Ruain calling down to collect…

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Thurles:  Book Club Review Of Knights Of The Borrowed Dark By Dave Rudden

The 10-12 Book Club read and reviewed Knights of the Borrowed Dark this month. Set in modern day Ireland, the storyline nevertheless has a medieval feel to it which blends seamlessly. The main character, Denizen Hardwick was bought up in…

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Thurles: Teenage Workshop With Award Winning Author Denise Deegan

Award winning author Denise Deegan facilitated a very informative, fun and interactive writing workshop in The Source Library on Wednesday 6th December.   Transition Year students from The Ursuline and Presentation secondary schools threw themselves into the spirit of the occasion with great gusto. …

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Thurles: Teenage Book Club Review Of The Art Of Being Normal

'Two Boys. Two Secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he's gay. the school bully thinks he's a freak.  Only his two best friends know the real truth - David wants to be a girl' This…

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Thurles: Review Of Gorilla Dawn By Gill Lewis

Thurles 10-12 book club read Gorilla Dawn over Christmas.  This could be Lewis's best novel for young readers so far and is a thoroughly compelling read.  Once again it reflects her great passion for animals and their rights.  Set deep in…

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Thurles: If You Were Me By Sam Hepburn

  The Teenage Book Club read and reviewed 'If you were me'.  What a great read!  The author  has had a very exciting and varied life and spent many years making documentaries for the BBC.  Her zest for good storytelling…

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